Amendments to OASI and IV pensions planned only from 2023. Contributions will also remain unchanged. The LOB minimal interest rate is still 1% and the LOB limits are shown in the following table – they remain the same as in 2021.
This reform continues the goal of "Integration prior to pension" and enters into force on 1 January 2022. It picks up where previous reforms have so far failed to achieve satisfactory results. Surveys and analyses show that further measures are needed particularly for children with congenital disabilities and adolescents and adults with mental impairments.
The introduction of a new seamless pension system aims to minimize threshold effects and thus create incentives to work.
The new seamless pension system applies to both disability insurance and to occupational benefits for new pensions from 2022. Transitional provisions apply to current pension recipients.